DA identifies woman killed in crash at Byfield farm stand

BYFIELD, Mass. — Authorities have identified the woman killed in a crash at a farm stand in Byfield.

Susan Sforza Nico, 47, of Seabrook, N.H., was working at her family’s farm stand when a car suddenly reversed and crashed into the checkout area, the Essex County District Attorney’s office said.

The crash happened Saturday afternoon at the Byfield Greenhouse and Garden Center in Byfield, a village in Newbury.

A 57-year-old man and 8-year-old girl were also hit, the district attorney said. They were taken to area hospitals and are now in stable condition.

The driver, a 70-year-old woman, is cooperating with investigators and has not been charged.

The crash remains under investigation by the Newbury Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police.

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